India in the Chinese Imagination: Myth, Religion, and Thought

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Authors: John Kieschnick (ed.), Meir Shahar (ed.)
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Genre: Unknown
Pages: 352
Language: english
Year: 2013
ISBN 10: 0812245601
ISBN 13: 9780812245608
Series: Encounters with Asia
Edition: 1st
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Synopsis

India and China dominate the Asian continent but are separated by formidable geographic barriers and language differences. For many centuries, most of the information that passed between the two lands came through Silk Route intermediaries in lieu of first-person encounters—leaving...